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Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 7 km SSW of Holtville, CA

Earthquake location 32.7523346S, -115.4123306WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Holtville in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37750928. Id of event: ci37750928. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.83 km (7 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:40:32 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 12:40:32 / November 27, 2016 @ 12:40 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -115.4123306° West, 32.7523346° North, depth 11.83 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yuma, Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete). Earthquake epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km SSW of Holtville, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.4123306° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.7523346° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSW of Holtville, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-27 12:40:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-27 12:42:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 148 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06029 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 222 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37750928 Id of event.
Event Code 37750928 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37750928, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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